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July 22, 1939

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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ftK ?GUI* (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' '' nqrorarV» KTWfl 00. H. W. HA£NKS,'Publkher -•• . • J. GRAHAM SUDBURV, EeUlor •'SAMUEL P." NOKRI8, Advertising Mnnag« DcUid,'Ino, New York, Chicago, D*Louis, Dallas, K»ns&} City, Mempbl*. ; PublUlxed "Every Afternoon Except 8und»y second class nutter »t the pofl- »fllce }t BlyOi'evUle, Arluuuau, under tct of Congress, October 9, 1917. 6mcd by ()i? Prilled Press ' '*" BUBSCRJFl'ION RATES , Bj p»rrier in Die City of Blythcvllle. J6o p?r fefK, or 6& per mpiitli. By mil), njthln a radius of 50 miles, f30Q pfr {•ear, f) 60 for six months, 75? for (Iircc months; by cull In postal zones two to six Inclusive, K59 per jcar; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per >tar, paysbl? in advance. lifsurance Furm Oivnwslii[) Still A Problem " II is now about six or seven yeavs • since Hie great deluge of insurance company foreclosures descended on Hie farm bell. The situation was n critical problem 'tlien, ruid it is a somewhat Jess critical but none the less real problem now. But it is a different problem. One of the curious aspects of it is this: the insurance companies, pitchforked into widespread, farm ownership against their will, are now somewhat reluctant to get out.' The reason is simple; they have found that their large farm holdings are a sound asset, and almost the only one they can hold that provides any security against possible inflation. So no\v insurance commissioners in variqus midwcftlcm stales, engaged in trying gradually to wean farm proper-, ty away from, the insurance companies, are mee(ing resistance. Many of these stales, the Wall Street Journal points ont in surveying the situation, have statutes limiting the length of time insurance companies may own farm property in those stales. Such laws hiive seltlpm been enforced, and theie is re(uclance to enforce Ihein too drastically ;4 any one time, jest the dumping of many farms-on the market • at once break down land values. Further, the insurance companies ar? good a.ii[] prompt taxpayers, and county treasurers'are wary of getting too .many farms suddenly back into r tho lian_cl§ pf'those who" may or''hiay Vpt be able to pay taxes. But on the other lu"\ncl, of course, there is pressure in every such stale to reduce farm tenancy, and one of the most easily available ways is to get those farms out of the hands of the insurance companies and back into the bands of farmers. In one stale it. was found that 15 per cent of .all farms were in the hands of insurance coiu- panies, an unhealthy situation in, a country which aims at the widest possible personal ownership of land by those who use it. Tlie problem' now is, gradually and Without disturbing unduly the land market, to get these institutional-owned farms back into the hands of men who will personally till them. Insurance companies will then have the problem of what to do with the money received for them, investing it in a market which offers all too little chance for new investment. But that is tomorrow's problem. Today's is the graceful easing out of the farm-ownership problem which arose OUT OUR WAY in the depths of the depression in 1931-1933. '".•'• '..''/ Something To Celebrate Next year will bo the 500Ui anniversary of printing. The American Ins.tHute of Graphic Aits is preparing to celebrate this ovent, one of the most .ifionientpus in the history of man. jt is'alsQ approximately 400 years sinee the introduction of printing to • the New World, and about 300 sinep IJie printing of Hie fiKst book in is now the United Stales. 'Libraries, schools, newspaper, book, ami .periodical'publishers are all plan-' imig to join in -observing the anniversary. That is proper, for it was printing from movable type that first brought learning within rca,c)i of the common man. Perhaps Ibis will some day bo regarded as his greatest victory, 'it is one he; will do well not to throw away lightly by cultivating the ear so exclusively that the eye forgets the permanence, the clarity, tlic beauty of the printed word. It is a gift whose precious glint lias become slightly tarnished by familiarity. If the institute can do anything to refurbish it in our minds,' it will have served us all. 4 Token Of Remember, a couple of years ago, when "lax tokens''" swept the country? They were the little discs or oilier couiilm used to pay siilcs' laxca in fractions of a cent, HO thai taxpayers neeti pay no more tlum aclualiy due. Bitt now tljcy arc actually in use in only 11 few slates. .The "billion-dollar country" refuses to become a "fraction- of-a-cenl country." ' Alabama, for/instance, used lead tokens. It couldn't keep the piibh'o supplied. This \Vas because, tlie Federation pf Tax Administrators found out, people were using, them for lead washers iu apply ing tar paper to roofs. At 1 mill apiece,- they cost less thai washers. .','•.•?' ; : ' > Money-tinkpfcrs, please note. SO THEY SAY If everyday men and women will not work for themselves ami for democracy, it | S obvious that another form of government wm eventually replace wlin.1 we li.m'c now.—Samuel Vauclaln chairman of the.board of the BaUhvli. Locon.o- tlve Works. . ••-,•...• * * ' . « Tlie most wonderful Ihing I have seen in this country is not the New York Fair or Nc»- York, but the spirit of democracy which is every- where.—Ist'van Katona, Budapest newspaperman covering Clevelamt convention of Rotary International. ' ' t - * » Nations- at the World's Fair exhibit their fruits of peace rather than their bombs and poison gas and samples of their concentration camps, They are nol really proud of'thaw things.—Henry Ford, at Ihe New York World's Fair. "' t. * * . 1 wouldn't lose a chance to vole against Franklin Roosevelt for the crown of England. —Howlaud Spencer, the President's Krurn Elbow neighbor, denying that ho «-lll seek citlwmshfp. SATURDAY, JULY 22, 193? y'oi.i Hping lo'.exercise? It's very good for t!ie liunre" THIS,eUR!QUSWQRLD By V/illiam Ferguson IS THE ONLV ONE OF THE T LAKES'THAT DOES Pff. lPJ?«]r K(A«RYIC£, IKf.'T. M. REG.U. *. PAT.OFF. IS A GOfSRJ_JFrrtON ONE OF THE NAMES OF THE JUNIPER. BERRV ; S?fT : ' Something:'new In'^u'lomiblle epashcs. Ten Years Ago Today - July 22, 192!) Memphis Craft Healing Time of Kolicrl E. tee ' ! The'motor, boat, "Bpgie" 'owner) ; by ' Dr. Louis.' Leroy. Mcnip.lils sportsinan, pnssert..ViuksUnrg. Miss., at 1:45 P. M. said a message received ti'ere'Uiis Afternoon."Al that lime it was 2!i lioiirs nficad of'the record of'the Robert" E'.'Lcc and an Jioiir ahead of Its own "Echcduic. Tlie "Bogle" passed !>fa{clicx; several lioiirs aliead of'the Martha Jane In their race from New'Orleans to SI, Louis. iZcsldents of Blydicville flnjl Mlssi&sljipi county arc watching (lie race with "special Interest as Mis. Louis Leroy is a' former By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE wiili Major Hoople FOUNDS OF CHOGOLivTE, OME OF \\\.\C ^s A POUMD'OF SUTTEPZ.TO VGUR SUPDEW SARDEWS US ALLTCE- i/l LEAVlM 1 StfJ EM3CVAB.LE , BUT COUSIN . wasTS ow Me SPEKIDJU' THE'SUMMER AT HER COTTAGE CW I &MVPLED TVW TFIMD CiSt IF THIS WL)i BONE.' OF FUPGE.' WHAT DID ' PO WITH TH' MORE OR LESS OPEW TO WvQXtlpM ' OMLY WEEK I REPOSED " AVI OIL 8Af?O)sl r S " " BAD SHS'H^S 'SUCH S.MML PLACe/Ofjl WI6HT ASH P^MV MIWO<J . SOSQURVJ \ DAY OB TWO/' GOULD GET AVVA-V . WORE CQSJV6WIENTLV tttileiSnrt Allayer* ^eat (be rrior< of the rich Bold vnlut. nt — ' '-•••- •csklcnt of BIytheville. she fre- niently visits here as the guest.of Mrs. C. C. Stevens," Mrs. J. Nick Iliomas and Mis. W. M. McKenzle vhile attending to her farming interests near Barlipld. ' CHAPTER VIII ALTHOUGH efficient Mrs. H had established ' Dick and Franklin comfortably In bunks down the slreet in the Grand Central barber shop (called Tonsorial Parlor on ils sign) Dick had never yet slept (here. "Listen, Frank," he had told Ills friend Ihat first night, "just don't bother to men lion il lo the girls, because Iliey'll be jittery, but I'm gonna camp up there in the bank. I've got this light canvas cot. It folds up easily, and these niglits are warm so that I don't need a lot of cover. I'll just'flop, inside the teller's cage and boo at anybody dial mighl happen in. See?" "I see. I sure do see! Have you got a gun?" "I have a pistol. It belonged to our football coach; Ihe timers used it in games, remember. Etii il shook real .38's as well 'as blanks. I got two boxes of shells." "Load il and keep it handy, and I'll take turns with you sleeping up there." "No. Nope, frank, I'd rather lay for thai robber myself', t "outweigh yon by 150 pounds. I could beat-Thug him to death it need be." "We have no proof it's a "robber yet." ' ••.-.,."\Ve have myproof, il isn't, 'Wlio else would it. bo? This money 'wouldn't have been left here by anybody else. I'll just sleep'by the vault and keep watch." ' • *.*.*';A ND so he had slept there, but nothing had happened. No intimation of the possible return of the robber, nor of any other'than normal tourist ihle'rest iii Ciold- crest, came until tlie 'morning Roselee c;mie running to Dick, calling hini. She' had received a flattering offer from a.' business man, she explained. The rnarfhas wanted' lo buy the place, anti had offered" her up to $300.0! "lie said he was frpm'the Western M. £ M.?" Dick aske4. "The corporation you bought the place from?" •.•••' "Yes!" "Nuts. He's lying, I bet. I'd bet a horse he's interested in that money, Roselee! It would pay him to buy you out, io get" us but of the way.' ; " : < "•Dick, he was here' once before. Willi a tourist party just a'day or two ago."' - '••'••• ••-••• "Nor .. , •.. "Vesl -I'm EUT« I recognized him as (he same man. .Whatever will we do?" ' ,, ,' : ' ; ',' -.. : ' ' • "U.m.' ^fotll^ng we can do but lay low and wait. And' listen, Roselee— dqn/t you Jose any : sleep about it, 'see? I'm hired to do the worrying. • My 200 '. pounds can \yorry better than your 100." " "I weigh 119, Hichard Bancroft, so tjiere!'' • ••'." ' ;" ..... ; ' He grinned. "Scram, small fry. I got work to do." But he didn't take It as lightly as he pretended to. He did resume normal work, but he kept thinking about what "she said. He thought about it again that night, and- next day, and on the second night ho made uh his mind he should take a precaution. The burlap, sack" in the"vault now was a d W" m y, all yi.ght, bill five" people, including Mrs. Hogani knew where the real money sack was. It occurred to D^ck that this \/as an unhealthy situation. Franklin had gone in to Flagstaff on busir ness for the nigh.f, and so he had nobody to consult.. But' presently (he young man" up his mind to take action atone. i ''"'*•«'* TJOSELEE DALE told herself that she had never seen a group of customers as. enthusiastic as this on.e she gliided 'i\ovi'.' "She had 20 men and women. in tovy, leading them through" the old Bucket of Blood saloon,' the Hummingbird Bar and Garnblitig Em- pprium (strangely cohirasling names!) with its faro tables arid chairs still there, the T\ycntie(h Century Club which was just another barroom with famous nudes on its walls, the several VGeril". Mdso." stores, Pry's Photo Gallery (with' a lot of old negatives and prints still there), .'McGohigle's Saddlery,- the Goldcrest Hardware and Mining Machinery 'Company warehouse, the Goldcrest 'City Bank (front part only)', five or. six residences, the Mohave Opera House, these and several . more picluresciuo relics of yesteryears prosperity. She gave her little talk and answered questions. 11} each place, and 'ste^erec! them finally "to Mrs. .'Hogafi's refresh 7 ment and souvenir counter in the Ace HigKHotei; ......... !" "I thought there lyas an old jail up here, dug back in a. mountain',','one man mentioned., (here in the Ace Hi^h. •'•'.'I'd' heard about 'that'. A. sort 'of durigeon for their tough criminals."-: "" ' '•• '"'"•There' is,?' Rosales admitted. "But the truth is, it isii't rejdy to show/ It \v'as. so' very " diHy, and so. darlc, that it wa's fxjsifively. feari.pme. , I.'hay|:iet Sside fornor- rp\y"nighf,^\yhftn The ' people : stop cornirigl to U and see just \iflujf it' needs.' I "may ha veto hire Kelp."Jo. make i\ safe and clean enough to bring guests in."' 'They were'interrupted then by other feucsls who wanted to'talk, so that she forgot the mailer vm- til Ihe following evening after supper-when sho was alone in her room with. Christine. Counting fnpiiey and comparing menial notes on Hie day's activity, Roselee remembered whol Hie tourist had said. She also saw a note on her work calendar, reminding her Id look into the dungeon matter this nigh'}'. ' "We simply must prepare it for show, Christy,'-' Roselee declared. "People are asking about it. Waybe we can gel the Indian men and the two old cowboys — Ihey're dears!—lo help with the work there." , "Let's go look at it. now and plan to do," Christine said. When they got outside, though, they discovered a fragile filament of light, curved and beautiful, etched in tlie green-black sky just above Squaw Mountain lo tho cast. Christine began humming, (hen singing in low'(one. "In June, with youn, in, a ca- 710011, under, the 7110071, ta.-t«ni- "Silly!" said Roselee. "Gelling romantic?" "Let's til a while and walch it rise, Roselee. We'll rest only one- • halt hour. I promise." 1 *'« 'pHEY sat in the shadows and murmured girl 'talk —murmured il so as not to'break the delica(e spell of evening. They had ly.amlered lip (heir deserted ghost slreet not far from (lie mine shaft opening, for the jail dungeon was up this way, foo, dug back in the rock of Ihe same inouiilain, its celis made of bars sm-rounded by Ihe hardesl of stone. "They sat very close, in Ihe' precious intimacy of friendship" and youth, resting, fhiiiking.'clay dreaming by niglit. They had been (here 20 minutes or so when they heard a step. " ' Instantly the two girls looked at each other, (hen turned'lo : look at •the mine shaft, shrbucjed in darkness. Tlie sound of footsteps came from it unmistakably. Tliey said nothing—silenced by an as yet unjustified alarm. Arid while-they remained silent in the shadows, they saw Dick Bancroft come from the shall. He was carrying a bag, and they knew it contained Hie mystery money. They watched him go straight to the jail dungeoh,''pull open the heavy old iron gate and disappear inside. And (hen nbruptly they heard from inside a subdued but startling wail—a blood-chilling noke, as of a human being, in the greatest of agony. '••'' (To Be Continued) • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR •Toirnsciul plijeclives Now' Dr. Francis"E". Townsend is |o speak' in Little Hoik Incsday, August 1st, it may be of merest to. veaders of this paper :o know (he objectives of the TownsMid Plan and' the purpose of Townsend Clubs. - Briefiy stated the objectives lie plan are: FAMILY &QCTQR Vitamin E Complex Includes Nicotinic Acid, Foe of Dreaded Pellagra BY UK. n;ORRIS flSHBEIJf )" €f .the American M e 'd i p a 1 Association, and of Hy|cia, (hji Health Magazine', in addition to thiamin, yitamin B complex includes, what Is Ecjcn 7 tifieally knoyn as nbofjavln. .This has been studied chiefly in animals, and has been fnindl necessary, for 1. To bring about- complete National' Recovery in the shortest possible lime, and make impossible any future depressions, ".). To end involuntary iineiii- pjoyjiirnl. , for cili.Bcns under" 60 yrars of as-e, nti'd provide cdntimi- cJiiploymcnt.,al go'oci wages and salaries, for all wlio. are " .iblc lo work. gro.wth of chicV:s and rats! and of fc-r Ihp prevention of."cataract in rats, if seeins'to be associated in th.e human body in"conirolllng in "a derinite way the prrcess of ox W a 7 lion and reduction" \yhich "gees'ori in the Individual cells. '". ' Also included is acid, "a faclor Which has been found es^ pecially effcclive in the Ireatnien^ of pellagra in human beings, and 'in a couditisn in doss knovjn as To provide REAL SOCIAL' black tongue'. When dogs are fed f.ECUHlTY for nil citizens, boih old and young, and remove forever from their hearts' and the fear and dread of waul. •i- To provide that all tax ninnies be used lo promote and ad- .•ancc (he Rencrat welfare" of all ho pctjplo. 5. To restore to the people of he United SJates through thi:r Congress, the constlluti.onai right to coin money and regulate the. vahtc a,nd circwlattojri ihereoY. The purpose of the local Townsend Club is: (a) To educate ils members and he general public in tlie pTind- 5lcs and ptirppsei of the To\vn- -.end Plan. ' " ". % (b> To- foster and promote, by all lawful means, the ehsvclinent of the • TpwiKend Recovery Pl^n as a 'Federal I«w and as' an Tnicndmeiit lo "tlie Constitution of he United' Sl&'fx. '•'"•. Co) To cq.-operate with' and ns- ist the TowfiscntI NaMoni).! Recovery r'lan. "Inc., In .every pow'^le i.nrt lawful manner lo tho end that the Town-sentl' Plan shall bo p.ron- t rly enforced after it shall become a Federal which .w}U produce pellagra, ill human beings, th.c.v will develop Ihe condHion .cajlcd" black loii^ue". In luunan beings with pellagra, tho 'giving cf iilcolinlc acid will lead 13 ^disappearance of the turbances of digestion *»d °? .tho sklh" which are characte,nst,ic ol ihe disease Moreover; some.of the n\ental symptcms which do n:t represent cbinplele degeneraiiqn in the tissues of -the- ncn'oiis'system will also, improve. - Nicotinic add does net, however/ seem to Influence neuritis, 'which Is ; fretjuently seen in people with pellagra.' In snoh cases it is necessary to give also vitamin Bl or thiamin. '*'}.*•. It lias bpcii siiggested that psllix- gra could'be pje'yente"^ lluqugliout the yn.Ued' Stales by "giving eyery- ciated with . a disturbance of the skin, in rats, and vlt^iiiin.B, factor W, \vhich is' necessary for the growth of rats. ' Our knowledge c[ the vitamins is" ttiercfore of equal importance for the health of animals as it has Veen for the health of'human bp- Ings. " .' . Mind Your -'•Manners one nictUnic .acid, \vhicli* should b&i 2. hicluded with 'their diet, 'it seems thirds "fuU far m:re sultjble, however, t« make certain that the 'diet is• adequate and contains' the minimum lials for health. Also Included In the viiamln Bjluiion—<c>. complex are -some [actors' which have net yet •been applied to the Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answcrin? the following questions, (hen checking against the authoritative answers below: , • ' " 1. What is meant by a "dry" wine? 2. SlKciM.a wine glass be filled to the brim? ' ;' "" "" 3. Are plaip wine 'glasses in batWr taste elaborately "decc-rated ones? ' . 4. is it all. right (o use a folded napkin to "crumb'-' Ihe table? 5. Are strictly formal evening gowns appropriate ft-f summer resort wear? • '".'". What \vculd you do if— You are telling your maid how lo anrirunco rtiniier. Would you— (a) Have her say. -'Everything is ready now.''? !b) Let her say whatever comes to mind? (c) Instruct her la -say, -"Dlnn-r,, is served"? ' • ' • ' Answers 1: A. wine that is 7iot sweet. two- 3. Yes. 4. Yes. • 5.- No. Dinner dresses . Best "What Would Yau Do'' sa- ini; « A v\n-im i,m iv, , , . ', - . . , , , (d) To assist in educating the Inunau belns but which are members of the Club and citizens i Known to be necessary In the diet of the comnninily In the prlncl-l«I avrima.U.- There Is a -factor .".L_ ^.. L_^._ j_. 11 . • . '. ..' ____ 11. l'j_ L-(^nnT*\ ae . (llfl . flit ra I ft rrlfaml»\ jiles, pii\, .duties and' methods :>! American citizenship,. In. order that the' spirit "aiid form of democratic government may be malii- .alncrt in America;. aurt U)at,'this Government, of the people^ by the people, and for Ihe people shall not perish from the earth. I B. P. Walker. Read Courier News want ads. known as the filtrate, vitamin which Is related to the development "of a skin condition In baby chicks. There is a. vitamin B3 which is necessary tn Ihe-.ncrnval milritlpn of pigeons; 'vitamin B.I wlilcli is related to some form of paralysis In rats and chicks; vlta- fnln B5 which Is a faclor liecessary for the weight maintenance in pig- Gi ea t Btitaln" has "more than eons; vitamin B3 which Is asso : 150 houses said to be haunted. TOJ Sluch Acrtcment CHICO, Cal. (UP) — Supervisor V. W. Orendorif,' defeated for re- electlcu as the result of 'criticisms 'against'the board of supervisors, made his swan song at- the final meeting in these terms: "S:me- timcs "we didn't agree but If we always agreed there wouldn't b need for more'than one man here. That was the trouble—we ali agreed l:o much." .

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